Neha Dicholkar Naik, is an upcoming Bharatanatyam artist who has been learning this beautiful art form from the age of 6 from her Guru Sapna Naik in Goa, India. She currently lives in Köln, Germany .Neha is a qualified IT Professional with a Master of Technology from BITS Pilani and is currently working as an IT solution Architect Manager for a German firm.
Neha performed her Arangetram in the year December 2007 to a large audience of around 1000 art lovers. Neha's interest in dance led her to pursue her Visharad/ Bachelor of performing arts from Akhil Bhartiya Mahavidhyala, Mumbai. She has performed at various prestigious festivals in India, the United Kingdom, Germany and the Netherlands. Neha has played the leading role in the Shiv Tandav, Naman Ganesha and Adi Shakti dance ballets.
Neha won the 1st place at the State Youth festival and represented the state of Goa at 14th national youth festival-2009 organized by Govt. of India Dept. of Youth affairs at Amritsar, Punjab. She represented the state of Goa at the 10th National youth festival 2005, organized by Govt. of Andhra Pradesh.
Neha's love for art has got her involved in many ventures of Nupur Dance Academy in performing and organising events, festivals, classes and workshops.
Neha is extremely passionate about her dance and hence spends hours daily in choreographing and practicing the art form. She believes in keeping the authenticity of the art form alive in her choreographies while she explores the possibilities of making the content more relatable to the audiences.